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The changing landscape of children’s cancer treatment

We spoke to Professor Lou Chesler and Dr Lynley Marshall about the innovative studies that are aiming to make children’s cancer treatment more tailored.

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COVID-19: “We’ve got so much on our plates”

We caught up with two of our researchers about how COVID-19 has impacted their work, and what the next few months looks like for them.

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A ‘sponge on a string’ test to detect oesophageal cancer earlier

Looking at the latest results from the BEST3 trial, analysing the ‘sponge-on-a-string’ test to detect oesophageal cancer earlier.

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COVID-19: “We’re having to rebuild and adapt because of coronavirus”

We’re having to scale down our work to reflect our new situation, but our ambition remains the same, writes our chief executive, Michelle Mitchell.

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COVID-19: “The really hard part is we know what needs to be done”

We caught up with a number of researchers about how COVID-19 has impacted their work, and what the next few months looks like for them.

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COVID-19: “It could take months to build research up again”

Professor Richard Gilbertson talks about the impact of COVID-19 on research at the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Centre.

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Searching for novel connections in cancer metabolism

This entry is part 23 of 23 in the series Cancer Grand Challenges

Our scientists have been hunting for patterns that could reveals clues about metabolism and cancer.

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Cancer blood test uses ‘noise cancellation’ to improve sensitivity

Cancer Research UK scientists have developed a new way to analyse blood for evidence of cancer that could be up to ten times more sensitive than previous methods.

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COVID-19: Keeping cancer patients on clinical trials

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series COVID-19 research

We look at some of the work being done to keep people with cancer on clinical trials during the coronavirus pandemic.

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COVID-19: Fighting viruses with viruses

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series COVID-19 research

Dr Alan Parker’s team in Cardiff are engineering viruses to help develop a COVID-19 vaccine.

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